Kandla Airport or Gandhidham Airport (IATA: IXY, ICAO: VAKE) is located north of Kandla and Gandhidham in the Kutch District of the state of Gujarat, India.
The airport was built in the late 1950s. Indian Airlines commenced passenger operations in 1960 using their Avro aircraft and was followed by Vayudoot. Gujarat Airways and Jet Airways also used to operate flights to Mumbai until 1999. After a gap of seven years, commercial services resumed again in October 2006 with Air Deccan operating daily services between Mumbai and Kandla using ATR aircraft until the airline ceased operations in 2012 due to lack of passenger. Spicejet commenced service again in July 2017 using Bombardier q 400 aircraft.
The Airport is spread over an area of 268.2 Acres and has a terminal building capable of handling 100 passengers at a time. Its apron measuring 90 m x 60 m has two parking bays for ATR aircraft. The airport has Navigational facilities and Landing Aids like NDB and PAPI.
The Airport is managed and control by Airports Authority of India (AAI). No scheduled commercial operations in this Airport at the moment.